Topics in Ancient History: The Hellenistic East and the Coming of Rome
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School of Humanities
This course examines what happened to Alexander’s Empire after he died. We will focus on the struggles between the possible successors and their heirs, the establishment of successor kingdoms, and the influence of Hellenic culture on the peoples in the East. We will also investigate the emerging presence of Rome into this region in the second and first centuries BC.
Either 15 points of CLAS at 200-level with a B pass; or 30 points of CLAS at 200-level; or any 45 points at 200-level form the Arts Schedule.